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Butler University, University of Indianapolis extend spring break due to COVID-19 concerns

Posted at 10:16 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 22:17:07-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Butler University and the University of Indianapolis announced they will extend spring break for students amid COVID-19 concerns.

Spring break for Butler University students will be extended until March 18 for students, according to the university.

All classes Butler will be moved online from March 19 until at least April 4, according to the university.

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You can read the statement from Butler University President James Danko here.

Spring break for University of Indianapolis students will be extended until March 22, according to an update from university president Robert Manuel.

Faculty and staff were told to prepare to move all classes online or an alternative delivery on March 23, according to the update.

Classes will not meet in-person, "until it is deemed safe to resume face-to-face instruction," Manuel said.

You can read the statement from the University of Indianapolis here.

Marian University and Franklin College told RTV6 it is continuing with in-person classes at this time.